Kamaljit Jackson has served as vice president of programs and operations for the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp. for more than three years.
Leading a statewide team, Jackson fosters a culture of empowering and engaging individuals at all levels to support organizational development and change, according to colleagues.
As a member of the executive leadership team, Jackson leads WWBIC’s training, lending, loan operations and HR functions.
“Kamaljit’s wealth of experience in coaching, program management and process improvement is building an ecosystem of community to support the client in a holistic manner,” said Wendy Baumann, president and chief visionary officer of WWBIC. “Kamaljit is our driving force for change.”
For example, Jackson is leading the effort to collaboratively expand access to capital and other opportunities for diverse businesses. Launched in 2021, Black Business Boost is a system designed to increase opportunities for Black entrepreneurs and business owners in underserved neighborhoods in Milwaukee.
The program supports entrepreneurs with credit recovery, acceleration, technical assistance, micro-equity and ongoing coaching and mentoring.